This is an archived release.
Increased investment in retail sales
The investments of retail trade industries increased by 10 per cent from the second quarter last year to the second quarter this year.
|Index||Change in per cent|
|2nd quarter 2012||1st quarter 2013||2nd quarter 2013||1st quarter 2013 - 2nd quarter 2013||2nd quarter 2012 - 2nd quarter 2013|
|Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel||74.6||76.6||82.2||7.3||10.2|
|Machines and inventory||101.1||112.8||110.7||-1.9||9.5|
|Motor vehicles and other means of transport||49.5||32.0||38.5||20.3||-22.2|
|New buildings and renovation||43.2||35.6||52.7||48.0||22.0|
Investment in building and renovation contributed most to the growth, with more than 20 per cent in this period. The investments in machines and inventory also had an increase of nearly 10 per cent, while investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport decreased by more than 20 per cent from the second quarter of 2012 to the second quarter of 2013.